BOSTON (CBS) – A new way to eat healthier might involve just switching your dishes – not your diet.

The AbsorbPlate has 500 little holes on the bottom that will suck out oil from food before you eat it. It’s said to slash about 7 milliliters of grease, or 30 calories, from each meal.

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It was designed by ad agency BBDO Bangkok and the Thai Health Promotion Foundation as a way to combat Thailand’s obesity problem because of all the oil in Thai food.

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The plate’s makers said they took inspiration from the simple design of a sponge.

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There’s no word when the plate will be available for purchase.